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america in hopes of helping hundreds o thousands who suffer from a debilitating condition. >> plus a young girl is attacked in her own home. now mclean neighborhood is on edge. we'll get the latest in the search for a suspect. >> doug hill in the weather center. no thunderstorms to talk about in the viewing area. we have lots of hot temperatures in our immediate weather future. we'll talk about that in great tale. that's coming here on a on a p >> police are warning residents in mclean to be on alert after the assault of a 14-year-old girl. this happened overnight in a unit of a peach tree of mclean apartments. investigators say the girl was sleeg on a couch when she awoke to a men standing over her. he apparently pinned her arms down. she screamed and he thread and she was not physically injured. >> the fairfax county board of supervisors voted to approve the expansion of the saundy academy. it will be in one campus adding 200 new students to the fairfax location. residents expressed concerns about increased traffic and the school's controversial history. the academy has faced allegation
president bill clinton who joined them on an emotional journey back to america. >> to the agony of captivity was washed away on a tearful tarmac in loss angeles -- los angeles. dodge the past 140 days have been the st difficult, heart wrenching time of our lives. >> the american journalists were ensnared in a crisis. bill clinton went to meet with the dictator, and he agreed to partner ling and lee. they had been forgiven. they say they persevered to the countless prayers of others. >> is what kept us going in the darkest hours. it is what sustained our faith that we would come home. >> add to that safe environment, they went -- that safe environment they went. it will take time to understand what they endured. home is the only place they want to be. >> she has a little bit weak. she lost a lot of weight as you can probably tell. we're going to stop her with food that she loves and love on her. >> they have been working for months to secure the release. president clinton's presence was critical and that process. >>> it will hear more details on our top story tonight. president barack obama d
sotomayor and her family. i alsohink it is a wonderful day for america. >> it doesn't mean there was not debate over controversial "why is latina -- "wise latina" comment. >> i hope that she actively defends her impartiality against objective influences and prejudices. >> there were rallies on the national mall and watch parties around washington. it secured her future. unless there is a complete meltdown, according to one senator, she was then. >> it is a victory, but i do not know if it is a big victo. he did not try to put someone on the court that would reshape the court for a generation. >> she will be sworn in on saturday in two separate ceremonies. it will be the first one opened to television in the court's history. >> and quite a few people from our area say the judge as a role model for hispanic children. >> as a hispanic woman, she has gone pretty far. >> some people we spoke with hope that she will inspire a community struggling to deal with issues like poverty and discrimination. >>> of the senate is about to vote for more funding for the cash for clunkers prog
:30 in the morning. >> he was a guardian for his family and for america he was the defender of a dream. >> ted kennedy was elected to the senate in 1962, winning the seat vacated by his brother john. within six years, he inherited the family maniple -- mantle after the assassination of both of his brothers. biographers say he struggled with the family name and his own demons. the death of a friend near chappaquiddick with kennedy behind the wheel is a part of his personal history. his bid for the president's seat ended in defeat to jimmy carter. >> the work goes on, because endures, the pope still lives, and the dream shall never die. >> at kennedy is remembered as the lion of the senate. >> that every american, north, south, east, west, young, old, get decent, quality health care as a fundamental right and not a privilege. >> aides to barack obama call kennedy's endorsement in 2008 pivotal. >> i am proud to stand with him here today and offer my help, offer my voice, offer my energy, my commitment to make barack obama the next president of the united states. >> today, as leaders around the wo
of america thinks the heart of the community is - the small business. >>> first 10 university students are starting the school year with news of another sexual assault that happened yesterday morning he lay down next to the woman, she woke up, and screamed. the pattern is similar to maybe one dozen others and they suspect the same man is responsible preyed on young women in the area are urged to keep their doors locked. >>> two masked teenagers robbed a woman. she pulled into the bank of america atm. they approached her with a fake gun. she gave them money and herself on. >>> big construction work starts tonight on interstate 95 in fairfax and prince william counties. this is part of an expansion project. at the work starts in 9:30 p.m. and will continue overnight. there will be multiple lane closures. the construction is scheduled to be finished by fall 2011. that is a long time. >>> the integrys hope this thesis will come back to haunt them. the republican rout the paperback in 1989 as a part of his master's. he talks about protecting heterosexual family lines. in recent polls, he ha
minutes. there will be a series of prayers and then the entire group will be singing "in america, the beautiful." the will then bmoving on to arlington national cemetery. >>> people also gathered outside the cemetery. it is senator kennedy will be laid to rest near his brothers. we continue our live tv coverage from the cemetery. what are the people they're telling you, john? >> it is bittersweet. people are telling as it is exciting to be part of history, but this is a very poignant of that. hundreds of people have lied and -- have aligned memorial drive. people are hoping to glance at the murder case later this evening. at the want to witness a moment in history as they pay their final respects. the burials of those in his final wishes that he made with his wife some time ago. those close to him say mr. kennedy spent a lot of time visiting here mainly in the early mornings visiting fallen soldiers and his two assassinated brothers. president john f. kennedy and robert kennedy, in a short time the burial will begin here. this will be the final resting place for senator kennedy.
centers all across america. >> in the upcoming summit is getting so much attention that the obama administration is adding a second day. it will be held september 30 and october 1 because of the overwhelming interest. the summit will be held at the washington hotel and said of the department of transportation. recommendations for new driving laws could be made. >>> people are still struggling in this economy, check out this video and atlanta. lookt this. it thousands of people lined up to get help saving their home. at one point, this line stretched through the parking garage. they brought the two were to atlanta to help homeowners struggling to make their mortgage payment. >> and if you're looking to buy a house, you may be surprised that the best place to buy is not necessarily places with the cheapest homes. a real-estate website ranked the places to buy. virginia beach top their list because of a steady stream of jobs, military bases, and homes selling for less than the asking price. san diego is expensive, but now more affordable because of foreclosures. austin texas, and mad
. ken burns is doing a pbs documentary on the national parks, america's best idea. the site is blocked on white house computers, but the press decided there was correspondence twittering aawy. -- away. mitt romney planning another run for president. he will have a book out in march. it is called "no apology: the key to american greatness." the virginian governor will deliver the party goes a national response -- the parti's national response. >>> we're on your side with a chance to save on back-to-school shopping. virginia is waiving its 5% sales tax on clothing and school supplies. the holiday applies for clothes and shoes priced up to $100 and school supplies priced up to $20. d.c. and maryland cancelled due to dget problems. >>> the people in hawaii are bracing for storms that make landfall early next week. they're stocking up with essentials. a public works department is filling sandbags. they're taking people and that might need extra medical attention. nothing like tha around here, i hope. >>> no, sir. we're looking at hotter weather. i don't think any of us are really looking fo
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america looks beyond race and sees her first and foremost as beholden to the law. >> if she's good, that's what you need, is justice, she looks to someone who is qualified torjudge, we don't want someone because of his color or -- >> sotomayor replaces david souter who announced his retirement in may. her first case -- campaign finance. from the u.s. supreme court, richard reeve, abc 7 news. >> richard, thank you. two people died in a small plane crash in maryland this morning. the plane went down in a corn field in carroll county just minutes after taking off from the keymar airport. 61-year-old robert kociemba and 66-year-old letty williams were killed in the crash. members of congress getting an earful as they hold town hall meetings with constituents on health care reform. >> i want an answer to the question. is the money coming out of my pay check? >> many events like this one have been disrupted by people opposed to health care reform. some opponents have gotten so loud at times, security has been called in. >> most of this is legitimate local dissent. some of it expressed very ele
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